Trainee Hire Controller

Salary: Competitive

Locations: Newton Abbot

Job Type: Permanent

Trainee Hire Controller

Benefits include:

  • Competitive salary dependent upon qualifications and experience
  • Discretionary annual bonus scheme
  • Employer contributory pension
  • Life Assurance
  • Free car parking on-site

About us:

Established in 1965, employing over 190 staff and with a turnover in excess of £20m, Clee Hill is the largest compaction and surface dressing hire company in the UK. We also operate a ‘general purpose’ fleet of compact and mid-range sized construction and materials handling equipment across the UK. We have been operating over 55 years which is a testament to our culture of “committed to service in everything we do.”

Clee Hill Plant has a nationwide network of 9 depots (Glasgow, Darlington, Stoke, Chesterfield, Ludlow, Corby, Andover, Dartford and Newton Abbot) with a fleet of over 2,500 machines.

The role

We have a vacancy for a Trainee Hire Controller at our Newton Abbot Depot (TQ12 3PW).  Basic hours are 8:00am until 5:30pm Monday to Friday.

Reporting to the Depot Manager the main purpose is to negotiate best hire terms for the Company and take off hire notifications whilst maintaining the Rental Management system.

Key Duties:

  • Deal with customer hire enquiries, negotiating best hire terms for CHP and taking off hire notifications. Correctly completing Hire Agreements, checking customer credit limit and dealing effectively with all related paperwork.
  • On receipt of damage/missing report from workshop notify customers by telephone and post confirmation damage letter. Agree damage charges with customers and process associated paperwork for invoicing.

Full job description can be provided upon request

Candidate Profile:

We are looking for an individual who is interested in the Plant Hire Industry and who wants to learn and progress into the role of Hire Controller. Ideally the candidate will have administration experience and experience of Microsoft Office applications.